Member Profile: Christine Hedden
Christine Delphine Hedden creates a sound that draws upon many wells: traditional, classical, and contemporary. As a performer and a composer, she is exploring the fiddle in a variety of contexts: in free jazz and improvisation, in electronic music, in contemporary classical music, and of course, in the great rivers of tradition. Christine holds an M.M. in Music Composition from University of Michigan, as well as a B.A. in Viola Performance and a B.A. in Music Composition from Carnegie Mellon University. Her Teachers include composers Evan Chambers, Kristin Kuster and Nancy Galbraith; violist David Harding; fiddlers Martin Hayes, Dave Sheridan, Willie Kelly, Marty Somberg and George Keith; and dancers Nic Gareiss and Kieran Jordan.